He was locked inside a condominium in Fort Bonifacio last Wednesday, January 22, Chito Rono, his manager, said.
According to his manager, Vhong Navarro was beaten up when he was asked by her female friend to come at the condominium unit and visit her. But, there were several men who blindfolded him and beat him up, extorted money from him.
Because of this, Vhong Navarro will not be seen as regular in his shows, especially It's Showtime because he is undergoing recovery.
"Si Vhong Navarro ay naimbitihan sa isang condominium unit sa Fort ng isang kaibigang babae. At sa di pa malamang kadahilanan, siya ay piniringan, pinagtulungang bugbugin, ginapos, tinakot, at hinihingan ng pera ng isang grupo ng kalalakihan noong January 22, Miyerkules.
"Si Vhong ay kasalukuyang nagpapagaling at mawawala ng pansamantala sa 'It's Showtime' at iba pa niyang proyekto."
He is currently slated for an operation due to the injuries he incurred, he cannot even speak properly.